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Bridgewater on Cleveland: “I told my agent that’s not the place where I wanted to be”

Teddy Bridgewater was on the Dan Patrick show Tuesday morning, and was asked if there was any chance the Cleveland Browns would be taking him. “There was a chance, but I actually told my agent that’s not the place where I want to be.” Bridgewater went on to talk about being comfortable with the fit

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What we want from Day 1 of the NFL Draft: A WFNY Roundtable

Finally. After what has felt like an eternity of speculation, deliberation and refutation, the 2014 NFL Draft is upon us. Your Cleveland Browns have done a masterful job of keeping their cards in tight, and while they’ve been linked to countless players, who they’ll be taking with their first-round selections remains a mystery. Jimmy Haslam,

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McShay and Kiper have the Browns landing Watkins, Bridgewater

  In what may be the dream scenario for many, both ESPN draft analysts have the Cleveland Browns landing a play-maker and a quarterback in the first round of the impending NFL Draft. With the fourth-overall selection, Mel Kiper Jr. and Scouts Inc.’s Todd McShay believe the Browns will select wide receiver Sammy Watkins, barring

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WFNY on the 2014 NFL Draft: Joe Gilbert’s Definitive Mock Draft

The NFL Draft has finally arrived.  The buzz is at an all time high, but the uncertainty is still there around most of the picks.  This draft seems to be even more unpredictable then ever before.  Here is my attempt at guessing what will go down tonight in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft

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Draft day is here… While We’re Waiting

Draft rumors galore. — Jay Glazer’s report about the Browns not drafting Manziel at No. 4 caused ESPN to delete its previous report, which said the exact opposite, per Awful Announcing. In the Dawgs By Nature staff big board, Manziel is actually ahead of Teddy Bridgewater for everybody. That’s somewhat surprising to me, no? At

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Browns commissioned expensive, analytical study on quarterbacks

Buried in a narrative-based column on Teddy Bridgewater, CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports that the Cleveland Browns commissioned an “expensive and thorough analytics study” that ultimately resulted in the Louisville quarterback leading the pack. I have continued to hear that within the Browns’ headquarters, however, he has been viewed very favorably and that him

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Browns reportedly “enamored” with Teddy Bridgewater

All eyes may be on Johnny Manziel, but the NFL Draft’s wild card appears to be his pink Escalade-buying peer, Teddy Bridgewater. Bridgewater, who has seen his name listed anywhere from No. 1 overall to the second round, appears to be linked to the Cleveland Browns as their general manager, Ray Farmer, is reportedly “enamored”

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Why Johnny Manziel is the “safest” pick for the Browns on Thursday

One of the draft mantras heard in and around Cleveland is the never-ending rhetoric regarcing “safe” picks. For some, Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins is a safe pick. For others it’s one of the top offensive tackles. Almost nobody considers any of the quarterbacks safe picks and while I totally understand why, it’s wrong. Pick your

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NFL Draft: My top three first-round scenarios for the Browns

I don’t engage in much draft speculation. The fact is, I don’t get to watch a whole lot of college football. I don’t spend hours and hours studying film of each prospect. So rather than completely guess, or just spit out what the rest of the world says on Twitter or ESPN, I generally don’t

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Quarterbacks: You can’t overvalue them, but you can overdraft them

Many teams have reached on quarterbacks in the first round of the NFL draft over the years. Brandon Weeden and Brady Quinn are the examples closest to home, but they are far from the only two. I think of Christian Ponder, Blaine Gabbert, Jake Locker, and even Tim Tebow. There are some serious issues when teams overvalue

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Why didn’t the Vince Young news make even a small splash?

I was a little bit surprised that the Browns’ signing of Vince Young didn’t make even a slight splash in the Cleveland Browns news cycle. Even compared to when the Browns signed a recently-cut Brian Hoyer a year ago, I felt like this thing went totally under the radar. So, we discussed it. As always,

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2014 NFL Draft, Indians market squeeze, class action cheerleaders and MINERAL… While We’re Waiting

It’s my second WWW of the week, and I’m ready to send you off to the weekend! Let’s go! ***** The Kanicki Reader mock has selected another Browns player, this time at #26. Spoiler alert, but this time it’s Derek Carr. That doesn’t tell the whole story though. There’s a good bit of info over there

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WFNY on the 2014 NFL Draft: Joe Gilbert’s Top Five Quarterbacks

Editor’s note: Over the next few weeks as we head into the 2014 NFL Draft, WFNY’s Joe Gilbert will break down his top five players at each position. We’re starting out with a bang as we dig in to the most-discussed position of the off-season: Quarterbacks. The 2014 NFL Draft is just two weeks and

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2014 NFL Draft, Manziel vs. Bridgewater, Kipnis tossed, and Madden ratings… While We’re Waiting

Jason Kipnis gets tossed and makes lip-readers blush.  The Tribe lost yesterday, but that doesn’t mean there weren’t some fireworks. Jason Kipnis must have used some language that the umpire found inappropriate. Kipnis’ account sounds tame. Said the Indians second baseman: “I didn’t think I showed him up. I didn’t try to stand there. I’m

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AFC North coach compared Bridgewater to fictional character. One in four it was a Browns coach.

Making it’s way around the internet on Monday is this story from Matt Miller, whose twitter handle is @NFLDraftScout and who is a lead contributor for Bleacher Report. The story is that an NFL head coach compared Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to… I present you with the greatest QB comparison ever. An AFC North coach

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Could Teddy Bridgewater slide into Day 2 of NFL Draft?

  The pendulum appears to be swinging in the opposite direction—and quickly. It wasn’t long ago that mock drafts had the “Big 3” quarterbacks all being selected within the first four picks. Today, headlines are screaming that not only will this not be the case, but one of the quarterbacks may not even be selected

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WFNY Roundtable – Preliminary thoughts on the NFL Draft

The NFL Draft is (not so quickly) approaching, and today we decided to see where everyone’s head is currently at with respect to the Browns’ draft possibilities. Check out the conversation below:

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Over Troubled Bridgewater

He isn’t who we thought he was. As Theodore (“Teddy”) Bridgewater was spraying footballs all over the University of Louisville’s field house, the ball fluttering every which way as it traveled in the general direction of a wide receiver, it became evident that the top end of the impending 2014 NFL Draft would provide even

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NFL Combine confirms that Johnny Manziel is fast

Just in case you didn’t believe the hours of video evidence indicating that Johnny Manziel was fast, now we have further evidence to support that opinion. The NFL combine 40-yard dash results for QBs is in the books and no quarterbacks ran faster in a straight line for 40 yards than did Johnny Football. Manziel’s

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Johnny Manziel measures under six feet; Blake Bortles is a giant

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was one of the latest to get poked and prodded at the 2014 NFL Combine, coming in at just a hair under six feet tall. Multiple outlets report his official measurement (which took place early Friday morning) at 5-foot-11-3/4-inches, 207 pounds, drawing instant comparisons to Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who

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